Rosenmann-Taub is a masterly composer and pianist.
His mother, a consummate pianist herself, gave him
his first lessons at the age of two. He was later taught
by Roberto Duncker, who urged him to become a concert
performer. He also studied composition, counterpoint,
and fugue with the great Chilean composer Pedro Humberto
Allende, who wanted him to devote himself full-time
He has recorded over a hundred
CDs, yet to be released, of his own compositions, in
which he introduces striking innovations. In certain
of his pieces (Despedida del Deseo [Farewell to
Desire], Fuegos Naturales [Natural Fires]) he presents a single
subject contemplated from various points of view, so
that it can be observed in the same way a sculpture
would be. Others of his extraordinary creations (such
as Abecechedario [Alphabet] and Orbe [Orb]) contain
up to six different, precisely interlocking piano parts,
played by the composer himself and overdubbed, producing
a vibrant intricacy of meaning.
His music demands,
and rewards, resolute attention from the listener.
Its themes range from the intimate to the cosmic, from
the sanctuary of a mother’s lap to a multiverse
that is a nightmarish carousel of incessant creation-destruction.
As a pianist, Rosenmann -Taub makes the music speak
with stunning clarity, free of embellishment: his technical
virtuosity is a match for the complexity of his compositions.